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FAU Seeks Participants for Study on Health Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

Researchers are continuing a first-of-its-kind evaluation of both the short-term and potential long-term health effects of harmful algal blooms among Florida residents. The study also will be the first-of-its-kind to evaluate the potential effect of...
18-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FAU Center for Body, Mind, and Culture Partners with Krakow Academy of Fine Arts

The center will engage in promoting research and creative artworks that focus on a wide range of issues relating to embodiment in the arts: from issues of aesthetic perception and experience to social and ethical problems whose treatment can find...
17-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FAU Names Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., who currently serves as division chief of functional neurosurgery and chair and professor of the basic neuroscience department at Albany Medical College (AMC) in New York, will assume her role as dean effective...
16-Nov-2021 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury: M.O.M. to the Rescue

The M.O.M. project, which will have four units in Ohio, Florida, South Carolina and Texas, will engage veterans with traumatic brain injury, their caregivers and other stakeholders to bolster patient-centered outcomes research and comparative...
10-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Hero’s Encounter: Leading Geriatrician and World War II Veteran Share Bond

An internationally renowned geriatrician and advocate for seniors and a 98-year-old World War II veteran hero are a dynamic duo whose paths recently crossed. They have a common bond: to improve care and quality of life for Americans and people...
9-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Engineering Researchers Receive $1 Million NSF Grant for First Networked-AI Testbed

Just like humans, autonomous robots need to communicate with one another to learn together and to accomplish a team mission such as search and rescue. Researchers are developing the nation’s first-of-its-kind testbed platform that connects robots...
8-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Tag Provides First Detailed Look into Goliath Grouper Behavior

A study is the first to reveal detailed behavior of massive goliath groupers. Until now, no studies have documented their fine-scale behavior. What is known about them has been learned from divers, underwater video footage, and observing them in...
4-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cat’s Meow: Robotic Pet Boosts Mood, Behavior and Cognition in Adults with Dementia

Researchers tested the effectiveness of affordable, interactive robotic pet cats to improve mood, behavior and cognition in older adults with mild to moderate dementia.
27-Oct-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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FAU Expert Answers Questions about Boosters, Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 boosters and vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
3-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EDT

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FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season

With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
12-Aug-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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FAU Expert Answers Questions about Delta Variant, Vaccines and Public Safety

4-Aug-2021 12:35 PM EDT

FAU Expert Answers Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines

FAU's Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
31-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here’s What You Need to Know

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and offers helpful tips regarding COVID-19 and “trick-or-treating” during the pandemic.
8-Oct-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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Back to School?

Dr. Terry Adirim provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children. Adirim is a physician executive with senior leadership and executive experience in academic medicine...
21-Jul-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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FAU Hurricane Evacuation Expert Available to Discuss Aftermath of Hurricane Michael

12-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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FAU Research Experts Available to Discuss Red Tide, Harmful Algal Blooms Affecting Florida’s Coastlines

3-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

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